Cash for customers - For replacement or new construction

Eligible Tank Water Heaters

Encourage your customers to replace their existing water heater before it leaks.

Natural gas water heater - Residential only Uniform Energy Factor Rebate ​Combination Rebate (if qualifying 95% AFUE furnace is installed in the same calendar year)
Tankless​.80 UEF or higher$500​Additional $1,000​
Tank - less than 75,000 BTU/hr​  .70 or greater UEF  ​ $75N/A​
  Tank - 75,000 BTU/hr or greater 88% thermal efficiency or higher$200/100,000 Btuh, not to exceed 25% of total equipment cost N/A​

Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) verified on the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) or ENERGY STAR® websites.

Please Note: Replacing an electric water heater for a natural gas model is not eligible for a rebate. Rebates for condensing combination boilers and combination units are residential only.

Cash for dealers ​

Receive a $100 incentive for each qualifying combination unit ($50 for HVAC contractor; $50 for plumber) and a $50 dealer incentive for each qualifying tankless and tank water heater 75,000 BTU/hr or greater for rebates processed listing your company as th​e installer. In order for CenterPoint Energy to issue ongoing incentive payments to dealers, we must have a current copy of your Form W-9 on file.

How the program works ​

  1. Work with your customers to determine the best qualifying natural gas water heater for their home or business. Install the water heater between Jan. 1 – Dec. 31 and submit the rebate application by Dec. 31.
  2. Review the Terms & Conditions,
  3. Complete an online rebate application for your customers and builders.

    Submit Online Rebate

    NOTE: Customers will receive their rebates faster if you use our online rebate processing system. If you choose to use our fill-and-print form, you can down load it here:

    Water Heater Rebate Form

    If you are submitting a rebate as part of a heating/water heater combination unit, please see heating system rebates for details.

  4. Attach an electronic copy of the dated sales invoice to the online application. The invoice must include customer name, install date, brand, complete model number, serial number and applicable efficiency rating.
  5. Customers and builders need to allow 12 weeks for rebate processing from the time that CenterPoint Energy received the completed rebate application.

Please note: This rebate offer is only available for Arkansas customers who receive natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy. Rebates are paid on a first-come, first-served basis.

Some utility rebates are taxable under Internal Revenue Service rules. Customers are responsible for all applicable taxes.

CenterPoint Energy reserves the right to limit any rebate and conduct on-site inspection of installed equipment. All decisions by CenterPoint Energy regarding energy savings, cost savings, rebate amounts and approvals are final. CenterPoint Energy cannot guarantee energy savings and does not warrant rebated equipment. ​

Rebate program funds are budgeted on an annual basis. Rebate amounts and availability are subject to approval by the Arkansas Public Service Commission.